Selena Quintanilla won’t ever be forgotten.

Thanks to the late tejano singer’s devoted followers, the “Como La Flor” singer obtained a slew of birthday tributes on what would have been her fiftieth birthday. Born April 16, 1971, Selena conquered Latin music and rose to fame within the ’90s, turning into one of many first main feminine stars of the male-dominated style. 

Selena’s life, nonetheless, was reduce quick when she died on March 31, 1995. But her legacy lives on by way of her unforgettable music, her household, followers and most lately the present Selena: The Series. As followers celebrated her birthday on Friday, #Selena50 started trending on Twitter with individuals sharing their favourite moments with The Queen of Tejano music.

“You would’ve been 50 today. Your legacy and life are still going strong. I always make sure of it. We miss you down here. HBD my love #Selena50 #selenaquintanilla,” one consumer wrote.

April 16, 1971.

You would’ve been 50 immediately. Your legacy and life are nonetheless going sturdy. I all the time ensure that of it. We miss you down right here. HBD my love💕

— Francesca ミ☆ (@fran_topaz) April 16, 2021

“Her legacy and the doors she opened for latino artists in the music industry will always be remembered!” one other tweeted.

Happy Birthday to Selena Quintanilla-Perez. The Queen of Tex-Mex music wouldve turned 50 years previous immediately. Her legacy and the doorways she opened for latino artists within the music trade will all the time be remembered! 🌺

— 𝓡 (@butterflyrares) April 16, 2021

Another consumer honored her by writing, “happy birthday to the legend and the one and only selena, my favorite person in the world and my role model. thank you so much for being part of my life and for making me so happy with your music, your legacy will always be alive.”

pleased birthday to the legend and the one and solely selena, my favourite particular person on the planet and my function mannequin. thanks a lot for being a part of my life and for making me so pleased along with your music, your legacy will all the time be alive.

— SELENA DAY 🌹✨ (@BIMBOSOLAR) April 16, 2021

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Happy fiftieth Heavenly Birthday to probably the most gifted, stunning & influential girls to ever stroll this Earth, Selena Quintanilla-Pérez 💜💜

— Eric Targaryen-The Pfizer Papi (@mndspeak) April 16, 2021

Selena Quintanilla would have been 50 years previous immediately. She won’t be right here bodily with us however she’s going to eternally stay on by way of her music and within the hearts of all of us who love her and keep in mind her all the time. Happy birthday to this stunning angel. ✨

— 𝗦𝗘𝗟𝗘𝗡𝗔 (@loveselq) April 16, 2021

i feel we are able to all agree that selena performing si una vez

— fi ☽☾ SELENA DAY! (@blacksaiIs) April 16, 2021

the class is trend and he or she wins everytime

— dj (@velvetscarey) April 16, 2021

Selena and her inexperienced jumpsuit!

— 𝓡 (@butterflyrares) April 16, 2021

pleased birthday to the legendary selena quintanilla-pérez. she would’ve been 50 years previous immediately.

— okay.❦ (@NINETIESRNB) April 16, 2021

she by no means forgot about us and selena, we’ll always remember about you.

— rikiyah 🏹 | dmxforever (@feaizua) April 16, 2021

Last month, Selena was honored with a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award on the 2021 GRAMMYs. Just this week, Netflix launched the trailer for half two of Selena: The Series, which follows her life and work earlier than her demise. Christian Serratos embodies the Latin icon as her profession skyrockets, as she struggles to steadiness performing and recording with each her marriage to Chris Perez and her relationship together with her household.

When ET spoke with Selena’s sister, Suzette Quintanilla, in March, she revealed what followers can anticipate from the second and closing a part of the collection, noting that it’ll “cover the whole spectrum.”

“This is coming into the part where Selena and Chris [Perez] elope and they get married,” she stated. “That’s part of our life, that’s part of the history of our family.”

Part two of Selena: The Series will debut May 4 on Netflix. Watch the trailer under.


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